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Nationals Vs. Giants: Bryce Harper In Nats' Lineup For Start Of San Francisco Series

The Washington Nationals (71-44) have released their lineup for Monday night's game against the San Francisco Giants (63-52) at AT&T Park at 10:15 p.m. Both teams lead their division going into the game. The Nats have taken all three games in the season series which began in July. However, Washington has dropped nine of their last 12 games against the Giants in San Francisco.

Here's the lineup the Nats will use:

Steve Lombardozzi 2b
Bryce Harper cf
Ryan Zimmerman 3b
Adam LaRoche 1b
Michael Morse lf
Jayson Werth rf
Danny Espinosa ss
Kurt Suzuki c
Gio Gonzalez lhp

Gio Gonzalez (14-6, 3.32 ERA) is scheduled to pitch opposite Giants' starter Ryan Vogelsong (10-5, 2.27 ERA). Gonzalez pitched in a complete-game win over the Astros in his last outing on Aug. 8. Vogelsong earned a win over the Cardinals in a seven-inning appearance on Aug. 8.

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